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native_name = Balod | type = city | latd = 20.73 | longd = 81.2
locator_position = right | state_name = Chhattisgarh
district = Durg
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altitude = 324
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 21,044| population_density =
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postal_code = 491226
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Balod is a town and a nagar palika in Durg district in the state of Chhattisgarh, India. Balod is 44 km from Dhamtari and 58 km from Durg. Balod hasone college,one court, one CHC ( Community Health Center ), and a jail. Medical facilitiesare good in Balod.There are 2 Primary Health center under CHC Balod jaggannathpur sankara and piperchedi.In CHC present Block Medical Offier is Dr Smt S Claudius. There are two Damsnearby Tandula and Aadmabaad. There is a mine nearby that is DalliRajhara which is connected by rail and bus.


Balod is located at coord|20.73|N|81.2|E|. [ [ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Balod] ] It has an average elevation of 324 metres (1062 feet).


As of 2001 India census, [GR|India] Balod had a population of 21,044. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Balod has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 56% of the males and 44% of females literate. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.


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